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<br /> CEHHORSE REPORT<br /> Center for Equine Health • School of Veterinary Medicine • University of California, Davis<br /> July 2013<br /> INSIDE THIS ISSUE…<br /> Director’s Message<br /> TRANSPORTING HORSES BY ROAD AND AIR<br /> Reducing Transport Stress Before, During<br /> and After Transport<br /> How Cross-Tying During Transport Affects Horses<br /> CEM Quarantine at the UC Davis Center for Equine Health<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Director’s Message<br /> Iremember the first shipping fever I ever<br /> treated. It was a brisk October evening<br /> and I was serving as the show veterinarian<br /> in Sacramento. A highly successful trainer<br /> called me to look at her jumper who was not<br /> eating. He was a gorgeous, bay gelding who<br /> had recently been imported from Europe<br /> and hauled up from Los Angeles quarantine<br /> to compete. When I placed my stethoscope<br /> upon his chest, I knew we were in trouble.<br /> T<a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=1"> CEHHORSE REPORT Center for Equine Health • School</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=2"> Director’s Message Director’s Message</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=3"> mendations with scientifically defensible </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=4"> Director’s Message (cont.) health closely, and th</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=5"> The Horse Report — July 2013 </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=6"> </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=7"> Transporting Horses by Road and Air Recommendatio</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=8"> Transporting Horses (cont.) horses in a Boeing 7</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=9"> Factors involved in transport that contrib- ute t</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=10"> Transport Stress: A Complex Response Involving M</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=11"> Transporting Horses (cont.) weight, possibly due </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=12"> Transporting Horses (cont.) tio of two types of w</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=13"> The Horse Report — July 2013 </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=14"> Transporting Horses (cont.) ed—a balance between</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=15"> Shipping Fever and Other Illness Shipping fever </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=16"> Reducing Transport Stress BEFORE TRANSPORT  </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=17">  Provide a well-fitting halter; leather is ide</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=18"> Reducing Stress (cont.) Tranquilization and Fami</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=19"> Body Weight It is normal for a horse to lose wei</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=20"> Reducing Stress (cont.) Transport Vehicle Safety</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=21"> Route Plan The route for road transport should b</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=22"> Cowboy’s Triumph (cont.) Reducing Stress (cont.) </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=23"> DURING TRANSPORT Duration of Journey Journeys o</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=24"> When providing feed for horses during transport, </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=25"> Reducing Stress (cont.) Head Posture Horses sho</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=26"> Reducing Stress (cont.) lot of rebreathing. More</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=27"> Ideally, dietary adjustments are made over 7 to 1</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=28"> Transport Stress (cont.) Acknowledgments Dr. C</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=29"> How Cross-Tying During Transport Affects Horses </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=30"> Cross-Tying (cont.) bacteria in transtracheal as</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=31"> CEM Quarantine at the UC Davis Center for Equine </a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=32"> Quarantine at CEH (cont.) When the initial impor</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=33"> VIDEO: Entrance Examination for Horses</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=34"> Quarantine at CEH (cont.) to maximize safety and</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=35"> A large outdoor arena and round pen are available</a> <a title="HorseReport-July2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a18191f9?page=36"> CEH HORSEREPORT ©The Regents of the University of</a>